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Wild Robot-ics

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We will build Roz the Robot and Brighbill from The Wild Robot by Peter Brown and do STEM challenges with our robot. 

WEEK 1: Build Roz the robot and complete a Camouflage Challenge

WEEK 2: Help Build Roz a nest/shelter to keep safe 

WEEK 3: Help Roz heal from an injury by Building a prosthesis limb for her. 



The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Children’s Program

Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver over 12 years old.